1. **installation SOLD** 100% of funds went to a noble charity

    This video is actually Empty Chairs I (forwards) and Empty Chairs II (backwards). Each piece is roughly 4min34seconds long. It has been put into two digital frames, one of which has been given to a gallery as a donation for a fund raiser. Three images have been printed in a limited run of 10 - for skateboard decks also offered at the fund raiser.

    Concept and Director of Photography: Morgan Freeman
    Color Retouch/Effects: bluecrash.com
    Music: Dirty Dan (dirtydanmusic.com / simplybangin.com)
    Model: Emily Fitzgerald
    Copy/Article: Lia Parisyan


    She is Queen of a cubical wasteland.

    Changing corporate landscape wastelands, where once a protestant ethic served as the driving force behind the American economy. The Golden era, the height of consumer confidence and capitalism bustling with activity, growth and innovation- all celebrated printed and packaged. Glossy letters and cellophane sealed of promises of a novelty experience.

    Now, all is replaced with sterility. What seems like a transmission from the future is stands as an accurate look at the present. The lively pulse of the American work force struggles to beat. An assembly line moving forward is carrying a single package in an empty warehouse without a final destination.

    A Futuristic vision of the present lends to an atmosphere of absence. The pursuit of economic success and betterment has been eradicated. American spirit and dream stripped. This lone woman is the byproduct of once celebrated values being removed and transferred from the purpose of a postmodern American sentimentality.

    The dollar was a symbol of strength, reliability once the most powerful recognized symbol of an individual freedom and purchasing power. Now rendered useless the entire confidence, pride and hope shook the peoples faith in the US government. The middle class has been dealt a mortal blow. The future grows dim.

    A way of life, an economy, a nation of people and a value system are facing inevitable extinction.

    American fortitude, golden paved streets. Not the industrial future of Metropolis but the unnatural light of particleboard and empty cubicles interrupted by the pulsing fluorescent lights and forced Glitch symbolism indicating that the system is failing. Finality reverberates with the last employee as she strolls through the empty floor with a mournful face, which bears witness to everyone downsized before her.

    production stills:

    About the Artist:

    Morgan Freeman (bluecrash.com) has been focusing on his Glitch period for 2011. Glitches symbolize the break down and overheating of any system.

    Artist would like to thank Anton (Vade) for being a guiding light in the Digitalism art movement in NYC.

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  2. Glitch is a fictional television network focusing on gaming, including news, reviews, and help. Video consists of two 5 second idents for the network, a prime time lineup, and an animated logo. Made for Digital Design studio at Oklahoma State with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, and Canon Vixia HV30.

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  3. After Effects Bundle : bit.ly/15oP7gJ

    All you need for create awesome glitch effects !
    Please find here an awesome bundle. Do you want to create quickly some realistics glitch fx, this is for you !
    With it, you'll be able to make some effects like : glitchs, bad signal, frame distortion, noise, pixels issues, datamoshing...

    This bundle included :

    - 10 Transitions (1 sec lenght)
    - 10 Transitions (2 sec lenght)
    - 10 FX Loops (10 sec lenght)
    - 10 Text presets (with the .ffx files)
    - 3 Test patterns (fully customizable)
    - 1 Pseudo plugin (custom preset)

    Browse bundle content gallery here : bit.ly/163jMzy

    I have also included the pre-render of the loops and transitions (QT Png with Alpha channel), but with it, you'll only see shapes and pixels (pre-renders not including the background distortion).
    The text presets contain for each, one in animation and one out (20 .ffx files).
    The pseudo plugin will help you create in a few minutes some awesome glitch effects. take a look at the screenshots below (Just for information, the item preview teaser was entirely made with this pseudo plugin, it's a powerfull custom preset).

    2 projects file included :
    - The bundle project (with all stuffs)
    - The pseudo plugin project only (to use only the custom preset)

    Video tutorial included.
    If you have any question before buy or any problem, don't hesitate to contact me please.

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  4. a collection of works from the past years

    music: Skalpel - Flying Officer

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  5. My thesis, the experimental animation „Citius, Altius, Fortius“ (Latin for „Faster, Higher, Stronger“- the Olympic motto) explores the interplay of abstract shapes and motions.
    How can the substance of motion be visualized. What degree of abstraction allows a communication with the viewer.
    Therefor movements of famous Olympians where digitalised into 3D through motion tracking and rotoscoping of original footage of Olympic competitions. Camera motions and playback speed of the footage were borrowed and the movements of the athletes were recreated frame by frame.
    The specific character of each sport is reflected in the visual language and the illustration of its motions.

    Music by Kreng (humanworkshop.com)

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